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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 3
First page : ( 1265) Last page : ( 1267)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00211.7

In Vitro Antioxidant effect of Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) in Protecting Cardiovascular Diseases

Pramila K.1, Julius A.2,*

1Research Scholar, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore

2Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Pallikaranai, Bharat Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER)

*Corresponding Author E-mail: juliusamaldas@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 18 May, 2019.

Abstract

The aim of this study focused on the beneficial effect of EGCG which possess direct antioxidant potential in scavenging the free radicals. Therefore, EGCG was considered as one of the natural antioxidant in improving the quality of life by preventing cardiovascular diseases.

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Keywords

Antioxidant, free radicals, cardiovascular disease, scavenging, EGCG-epigallocatechin gallate, 2, 2 Diphenyl-1-Picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), Ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP).

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